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Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown

Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown

Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  08/08/2018 Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown Long-term risks and threats of GE trees remain unanswered Joint Statement from: Global Justice...

Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

For Immediate Release 7 June 2017 Concepción, Chile - Today the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) 2017 Tree Biotechnology Conference was forced to cancel its field trip to the University of Concepción's Center for Biotechnology amidst...

Spread of GE Bentgrass Shows Potential Invasiveness of GE Trees

Spread of GE Bentgrass Shows Potential Invasiveness of GE Trees

Scott's creeping bentgrass is genetically engineered to withstand applications of Monsanto's Roundup. GE bentgrass escaped from test trials in Oregon in 2003 and are still uncontained after years of eradication efforts. The USDA is considering deregulating creeping...

Asunción Declaration Rejects GE Trees:  The Global Movement Grows

Asunción Declaration Rejects GE Trees: The Global Movement Grows

A Resounding NO to GE Trees Declaración de Asunción Rechazo a todos los Árboles Genéticamente: Un NO Rotundo a los Árboles GM (PDF) Declaração de Asunción rejeita todas as árvores geneticamente modificadas: Um esmagador NÃO às árvores transgênicas (PDF) We,...

Welcome to the STOP GE Trees Indigenous People & Forests Blog

Genetically Engineered (GE) Trees will increase the damages caused by deforestation to indigenous people and their way of life. Here at the STOP GE Trees Indigenous People & Forests Blog, we will share news and reports of the struggles already faced by people who...

1st Edition: International Newsletter of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees

1st Edition: International Newsletter of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees

Welcome to the first edition of the International Newsletter for the Campaign to STOP GE Trees!   Genetically engineered (GE, or genetically modified) trees pose serious environmental risks yet research on genetically engineering trees continues. While very few...

Profit Trumps People and Planet in Brazil’s Eucalyptus Industry

Brazil is set to unleash several varieties of genetically engineered eucalyptus, which will worsen a bad situation. By Steve Taylor and Orin Langelle This article was produced by Global Justice Ecology Project and is based on a trip to Brazil by the International...

The Indigenous Missionary Council (CIMI) Annual Report

The Indigenous Missionary Council (CIMI) Annual Report

    July 2023: The CIMI released its report "Violence against Indigenous Peoples in Brazil: Data from 2022" The report discusses what happened in 2022: "The year 2022 marked the end of a governmental cycle marked by violations and an increase in...